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  • I began to consider what these much-folded pieces of paper might symbolize for us, emotionally; why some we toss within moments, why we hang on to others for decades.

    Bill Shapiro: Other People's Love Letters

  • He pulled out a much-folded piece of paper and began to read excerpts from a hostile notice that the celebrity-heavy Huffington Post had gotten on its debut.

    The Gawker King

  • She had walked in silence for a time, then reached into her deep-belled sleeve and brought out a much-folded sheet, solidly sealed.

    Ill Met By Moonlight

  • She reached into her dress pocket and took out a much-folded slip of paper.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • John Rowlands was out somewhere on the farm, busy, so for the time being Will had to content himself with a much-folded map.

    Greenwitch

  • He fished in his tunic pocket, pulled out a much-folded piece of paper, and handed it over.

    Perseus Spur

  • Savi kept that course by using a small instrument from her pack and checking distances on a hand-drawn, much-folded map.

    Ilium

  • Harman pulled a much-folded sheet of paper from a tunic pocket and began spreading it on the padded ottoman between them.

    Ilium

  • He dug into a trouser pocket and produced a much-folded and slightly grubby sheet of paper.

    Whip Hand

  • XIV Ruiz%Sanchez put the much-folded, sleazy airletter down into his lap and looked blindly out the compartment window of the rapido.

    A Case Of Conscience

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